Education, immigration, trade can lift Canada’s growth prospects: central bank

OTTAWA — To lift the economy's future growth prospects, a top Bank of Canada official is pointing to three areas that have helped the country in the past...

Kinder Morgan CEO ‘appreciates’ feds’ offer to backstop higher pipeline cost

CALGARY — The CEO of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. says he "appreciates" an announcement by Finance Minister Bill Morneau that the government will compensate investors in...

Trudeau and Merkel talk trade, climate change ahead of June G7 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken to German Chancellor Angela Merkel about making progress at the G7 on climate change and combating...

WestJet promises full refunds on flights cancelled by pilot strike

MONTREAL — WestJet Airlines is promising to provide full refunds if flights are cancelled because of a possible pilots strike. In response to passenger tweets...

Google’s A.I. personal assistant sparks concerns about future of communication

TORONTO — Aimee Morrison doesn't look forward to the not-too-distant future when she might have to constantly doubt whether she's speaking on the phone...

E-commerce giant Shopify to open first bricks and mortar space this year

TORONTO — Shopify Inc. announced Tuesday its first brick-and-mortar location will open later this year and unveiled a host of new in-store infrastructure in a bid to...

Loblaw eyes recreational marijuana market in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Loblaw Companies Ltd. is looking to sell recreational marijuana in Newfoundland and Labrador, as the provincial body handling pot sales has included...

NAFTA watch: Countries meet in possible final push for deal in 2018

WASHINGTON — The NAFTA countries are making what could be one final push for an agreement this spring, before political deadlines punt the process into...

City north of Toronto sells itself as the home for Amazon’s second headquarters

MARKHAM, Ont. — A city just north of Toronto is going it alone to position itself as the home for Amazon's second North American headquarters. The...

‘We’re quite frustrated:’ Red tape threatens growing Arctic space industry

Years of federal bureaucratic delay may cost the North millions of dollars in investment in an emerging high-tech industry. A Norwegian company has been waiting since...